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Birth
Ciudad de México, Mexico
Death
2 Dec 2023 (aged 70–71)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial
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Journalist. Maria Emilia Martin was renowned for her in-depth coverage of Latin American and Latino subjects. Her career, which began at KBBF in California and later extended to NPR, demonstrated her dedication to amplifying underrepresented voices. As NPR's inaugural Latin American affairs editor, she reported on significant occurrences such as the Nicaraguan Revolution and the California State Legislature, leaving an enduring imprint on journalism. Martin founded and contributed to several radio programs, including "California En Revista," "Latin File," "Latino USA," and "Después de las Guerras: Central America After the Wars," among others. Her influence in journalism extended beyond reporting. Notably, she established the GraciasVida Center for Media in Guatemala and authored "Crossing Borders, Building Bridges: A Journalist's Heart in Latin America." Her impactful storytelling garnered esteemed accolades, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and she was inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame.
Journalist. Maria Emilia Martin was renowned for her in-depth coverage of Latin American and Latino subjects. Her career, which began at KBBF in California and later extended to NPR, demonstrated her dedication to amplifying underrepresented voices. As NPR's inaugural Latin American affairs editor, she reported on significant occurrences such as the Nicaraguan Revolution and the California State Legislature, leaving an enduring imprint on journalism. Martin founded and contributed to several radio programs, including "California En Revista," "Latin File," "Latino USA," and "Después de las Guerras: Central America After the Wars," among others. Her influence in journalism extended beyond reporting. Notably, she established the GraciasVida Center for Media in Guatemala and authored "Crossing Borders, Building Bridges: A Journalist's Heart in Latin America." Her impactful storytelling garnered esteemed accolades, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and she was inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame.

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  • Added: Dec 4, 2023
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/262021009/maria-martin: accessed ), memorial page for Maria Martin (1952–2 Dec 2023), Find a Grave Memorial ID 262021009; Burial Details Unknown; Maintained by Find a Grave.